silk-stocking

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

silk–stock·ing

adjective \ˈsilk-ˈstä-kiŋ\

Definition of SILK-STOCKING

1
:  aristocratic, wealthy <a silk–stocking district> <a silk–stocking law firm>
2
:  fashionably dressed <a silk–stocking audience>
3
:  of or relating to the American Federalist party

First Known Use of SILK-STOCKING

1798

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